Kayt Sukel, The Art of Risk

Kayt Sukel

The Art of Risk

Thursday, March 10th 2016

6:00-8:00 pm

 

About Kayt Sukel: Kayt Sukel earned a BS in cognitive psychology from Carnegie Mellon University and a MS in engineering psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. A passionate traveler and science writer, her work has appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the New ScientistUSA TodayThe Washington PostISLANDSParenting, the BarkAmerican Baby, and the AARP Bulletin. She is a partner at the award-winning family travel website Travel Savvy Mom (www.travelsavvymom.com), and is also a frequent contributor to the Dana Foundation's many science publications (www.dana.org). Much of her work can be found on her website, www.kaytsukel.com, including stories about out-of-body experiences, computer models of schizophrenia, and exotic travel with young children. She lives outside Houston and frequently overshares on Twitter as @kaytsukel.

 

About The Art of Risk: Are risk-takers born or made? Why are some more willing to go out on a limb (so to speak) than others? How do we weigh the value of opportunities large or small that may have the potential to change the course of our lives? 
 
These are just a few of the questions that author Kayt Sukel tackles, applying the latest research in neuroscience and psychology to compelling real-world situations. Building on a portfolio of work that has appeared in such publications as Scientific AmericanAtlantic MonthlyThe Washington Post, and more, Sukel offers an in-depth look at risk-taking and its role in the many facets of life that resonates on a personal level. Smart, progressive, and truly enlightening, The Art of Risk blends riveting case studies and hard-hitting science to explore risk-taking and how it impacts decision-making in work, play, love, and life, providing insight in understanding individual behavior and furthering personal success.

 

Event date: 
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
306 Pearl Parkway
Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78215
The Art of Risk: The New Science of Courage, Caution, and Chance Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781426214721
Availability: Backordered
Published: National Geographic Society - March 1st, 2016

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